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Pete’s New “Havana Before Castro” Website and Tour Maps

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Because of the renewed interest in Cuba travel, it made sense to completely revamp my Havana Before Castro website.  It includes chapter summaries, a downloadable sample chapter, and cool Then & Now photos.   Take a look! People are using … Continue reading

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Super Scopitone Swings at ’60s Nightclub

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My friend DeSoto Brown in Honolulu found an amazing Scopitone and wrote, “This video appears to encompass many of the nightlife themes you espouse in your blog, in one appealing package.” Ethel Ennis sings “I’ve Got That Feeling”  Enjoy!

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Strange Lounge Acts

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Any cocktail lounge providing live entertainment is top notch in my book.  But back in the day, the definition of a lounge act was rather loose. Piano bars were fairly common but organ bars less so.  This one features Miss … Continue reading

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